Regional Migration Governance Conference on Diaspora Engagement and Private Sector Development

On 24-25 November, 2020 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, the Secretariat of the State Commission for Migration Issues (SCMI) of Georgia and IOM Georgia organized a two-day high level regional conference gathering senior government officials from Georgia, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Ukraine, Switzerland and Armenia, as well as experts, from Ireland, Canada, Bulgaria and the UK, and diaspora and civil society representatives.

Over the two days, participants discussed nexus between migration and development, exchanging best practices and sharing information on diaspora outreach and engagement to benefit country economic and private sector development.

The conference took place online and was organized within the framework of IOM's project “Enhancing Migrants’ Rights and Good Governance in Armenia and Georgia (EMERGE)” funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

For the detailed information on the conference please visit:

Conference Report

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